Author Archives: Billy Ferguson

About Billy Ferguson

I am a Junior film and video studies major. This is my 6th semester at the Fourth Estate. I started as Graphics Editor as a freshman. Last year, I was the Art Director. Currently, I am the Online Director of the organization. This means that I coordinate the multimedia and social sections of Fourth Estate and manage the website.

Higher Wages Are Good For People On Campus: Here’s Why

BY CASSIDY POLLARD, CONTRIBUTOR As I sit down in the Johnson Center, holding food from one of the many Sodexo-operated restaurants, I take a minute to think about how heavily our campus relies on the workers that staff these restaurants…

Letter To The Editor: Dear Candidate for President of GMU:

BY THE GMU CHAPTER OF AAUP, TRANSPARENT GMU, AND GMU RETIRED FACULTY ASSOCIATION, CONTRIBUTORS Thank you for applying to be the next president of George Mason University. As a candidate, we are certain that the executive search firm has told…

Who Will Save The Students?

BY ELI KOHN, STAFF WRITER One of the biggest current events in America is the 2020 presidential election. Of course, any presidential election is bound to be a major talking point in the year leading up to it, but the…

No Home For Frat Homes

BY KAYLYN MATIS, STAFF WRITER One of the main complaints I have heard from those involved in Greek life is that Mason does not have a Greek row. By not having a Greek row, Mason shows that it is trying…

A Needless Contribution to Systemic Classism

BY ELI KOHN, STAFF WRITER Imagine you’re driving to school, running late for your 8 a.m. You notice that you’re going 65 mph in a 50 mph zone, and soon after you notice police lights behind you. The officer cites…